Announcement of the formation of the Women's Volunteer Reserve

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Press-cutting from Durrant's Press Cutting Agency. Source: The Morning Post. Announces the formation of the Women's Volunteer Reserve as a branch of the Women's Emergency Corps, with Evelina Haverfield as Honorary Colonel. Describes the object of the WVR 'to organise, train and drill suitable women to form disciplined bodies all over the country, who will ... be ready to assist the authorities in transport, the carrying of despatches, and in any other way'.